Person    | Male  Born 20/10/1858  Died 24/1/1943

John Burns

Labour leader and politician. Born John Elliott Burns in Vauxhall. in 1889 he played a major part in the London dock strike. Entered parliament in 1892. Appointed president of the Board of Trade in 1914. Died in the Bolingbroke Hospital, Wandsworth.

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London County Council John Burns, 1858-1943, statesman, lived here.

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